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Operations Manager

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  • Ref: DT 419

Cathedral Appointments are currently searching for an experienced Continuous Improvement Engineer for a client based in Newton Abbot, Devon. The client is a market leader in the manufacturing of precision metal parts and they require an Operations Manager to lead one of the manufacturing departments.

The Operations Manager will be tasked with ensuring that production programmes are scheduled and met to the highest possible quality as well as ensuring the department meets its on time delivery and costing plans. Additionally, the Ops Manager will also plan and lead all Health, Safety Quality and productivity improvements.  

Operations Manager responsibilities include...

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate and coach a cross functional team
  • Ensure all HSE standards are met and maintained, identifying risk and implementing improvements where required
  • Work alongside the team to ensure production programmes meet customer demands
  • Monitor production performance, analyse results and develop and implement improvement plans   
  • Lead all area continuous improvement activities
  • Monitor and report on the financial performance of each team
  • Accountable for the team overall P&L and budget management
  • Responsible for the smooth introduction of new products and new technology    

Operations Manager requirements include...

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Previous experience working in the manufacturing sector (preferably metals)
  • Proven experience in operations management is essential
  • Excellent communication & people management skills
  • The ability to prioritise and meet conflicting demands
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Strong understanding of CI and lean management techniques
  • Good knowledge of H&S

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well established, International company. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. For more information on the position and how to apply please send an up to date CV or get in contact with Dan at Cathedral Appointments.

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